CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, July 30: The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off for the red planet Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth to be analyzed for evidence of ancient life.

NASA is rolling out the International Space Station’s red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Amid forecast of the US-based National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) that the smoke from Australia's fires will make a full circuit around the world, there are concerns around the world if this would leave impact on other countries as well. Meteorologists and atmospheric scientists in Nepal, however, say there is no need to panic although there are some chances of receiving slightly visible effects in the sky over this Himalayan nation should the fire keep on razing at a dangerous pace.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Jan 15: Two NASA astronauts ventured out Wednesday on a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrades to the International Space Station’s power grid, but quickly ran into a helmet problem.

PASADENA, Calif, Dec 28:  A NASA robotic rover is nearing completion ahead of a journey next year to search for evidence of past life on Mars and lay the groundwork for the space agency’s mission to send humans into deep space.

NEW DELHI (AP) — NASA said Tuesday that it has found the debris from India’s moon lander, which crashed on the lunar surface in September.

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Nov 9: NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” on Friday at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert.

CAPE CANAVERAL, August 17: NASA picked Alabama’s “Rocket City” on Friday to lead development of the next moon lander for astronauts.

CAPE CANAVERAL, July 16: Apollo 11′s astronauts are returning to the exact spot from where they flew to the moon 50 years ago.

NASA is sending a dual-quadcopter drone to explore the surface of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. Named Dragonfly, the mission will search for hints of life on a world similar to primordial Earth.

LOS ANGELES, July 6: The 1969 moon landing turned an achievement seen only in the imagination and sci-fi movies into a most improbable television event, a live broadcast starring Neil Armstrong and a desolate landscape.

June 28: Get ready to see another world from the eyes of a dragonfly — at least, a robotic one.

FLORIDA, June 11: The largest planet in the solar system will be close enough to see without a telescope this month, NASA says.

WASHINGTON, June 8: The U.S. space agency NASA announced Friday that it is opening the International Space Station (ISS) for private citizens, with a hefty price tag.

Timoci Naulusalu, a 12 years old kid from Fiji won Fiji National Climate Change speech competition. He was a seventh-grade student when he addressed the high-level opening of COP23 in 2017.

WASHINGTON, May 14: The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down payment” to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024.

April 16: The moon’s magnificent desolation is far wetter than scientists imagined. A NASA spacecraft sent to study lunar dust and atmosphere also picked up signs of water being released from the moon as meteors collide with its surface.

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WASHINGTON, April 3: NASA has made it clear they want astronauts back on the Moon in 2024, and now, they are zeroing in on the Red Planet -- the US space agency confirmed that it wants humans to reach Mars by 2033.

A meteor that exploded above the clouds over the Bering Sea in December was caught on camera by NASA's eyes in the sky.

WASHINGTON, Feb 14: During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars, it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet -- but NASA's Opportunity rover has analyzed its last soil sample.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Feb 14: NASA’s Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shared new photos of Neptune and Uranus, revealing some of the latest mysteries plaguing the ice giant planets.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Nov 27: Minutes after touching down on Mars, NASA's InSight spacecraft sent back a "nice and dirty" snapshot of its new digs. Yet the dust-speckled image looked like a work of art to scientists.

FLORIDA, Nov 26: A NASA spacecraft’s six-month journey to Mars neared its dramatic grand finale Monday in what scientists and engineers hoped would be a soft precision landing on flat red plains.

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 7: NASA is launching the Ionospheric Connection Explorer mission (ICON) from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip in Florida on Wednesday, November 7.

NASA's historic Parker Solar Probe -- enroute to the Sun to unravel its mysteries -- has become the closest spacecraft to it.

The satellite will send 10,000 laser pulses to the Earth every second to build a picture of the planet's surface and how it's changing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, lifted off at 9:02 a.m. EDT (6:02 a.m. PDT) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California of the United States.

CARACAS, Sept 13: Man may soon be walking the dusty terrain of Mars with the help of an umbrella-like heat shield currently being tested by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

NEW MEXICO, Sept 8: NASA technology designed to protect spacecraft from heat and pressure when entering a planet's atmosphere will be launched from Spaceport America in New Mexico as part of testing.

The deep-space journey of NASA's epic sun-touching mission has started out well.

For the first time in five decades, a NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the US space agency said Tuesday.

The idea that there was ice on the Moon tantalized astronomers for years, even before NASA’s Apollo mission to send astronauts to the lunar surface began.

US space agency NASA is preparing to launch a probe in August to study the Sun closer than any human-made object ever has, revealing multiple mysteries behind the star.

WASHINGTON, July 22:  It takes astrophysicist John O'Meara little time to respond to a question about NASA's most outstanding achievement.

NASA has released an image showing “spiders” on Mars, small darks spots on the reddish landscape with tendrils one could easily perceive as tiny legs. The marks were captured by the NASA

WASHINGTON, June 8: A NASA rover has detected a bonanza of organic compounds on the surface of Mars and seasonal fluctuations of atmospheric methane in findings released on Thursday that mark some of the strongest evidence ever that Earth’s neighbor may have harbored life.

KATHMANDU, May 27: NASA’s former scientist and astronaut Dr Sandra Hall Magnus visited Kanjirowa National Secondary School on Thursday.

CALIFORNIA, Jan 7: Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.

WASHINGTON, June 20: NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone.

NASA has unveiled a bold new concept to house astronauts on the Red planet, as the space agency continues the push toward its goal of sending humans to Mars by the 2030s.

My unforgettable trip to NASA

December 2, 2016 23:15 pm

I had a dream to visit the United States of America and that came true last year. I also got an opportunity to participate in Space University Program at the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA), conducted by Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Twenty seven students from 21 different schools from across the world participated in the program.

NASA into semis

November 27, 2016 21:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: NASA College has progressed to the semifinals in the girls' section of the ongoing Rosebud Valley-wide Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Sunday.

NASA wins

November 26, 2016 09:21 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: NASA International College on Friday registered win under girl’s section of the Rosebud Inter-college Valley-wide Basketball Tournament.

PASADENA, Calif, Oct 15:  NASA says a rocket engine burn designed to put a spacecraft close to Jupiter has been delayed until December.

MIAMI, Sept 26: There's something going on beneath the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa. But what?

PASADENA, Calif, July 5: Braving intense radiation, a NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets.